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The annual OAA Awards offer Ontario architects, students and interns an opportunity to showcase their best work and increase public appreciation of the services provided by the architectural profession. For inspiration, take a look at the 2011 OAA award winners gallery featured on this page.
Recognizing clarity and uniqueness of expression of an architectural idea as well as promoting the involvement of individuals in the areas of design presentation, art and other design related endeavours.
The Map is Not the Territory
Brian A. Urbanik, student
Cindy Rendeley Architexture
Knob Portrait: Mayor Ford
Paul Raff Studio Incorporated Architect
In Search of Place
Melody Taghi-Poor, Intern architect
Islamic Centre, Fort McMurray Alberta
Zak Ghanim, Architect Inc.
Recognizing the innovative skills of Ontario architects in creating spaces, buildings and communities that respect and enhance the environment and enrich human activity.
Assuta Medical Centre
Tel Aviv, Israel
Zeidler Partnership Architects
with Moore Architects Ltd. and M. Brestovisky Architects & Urban Design (Tel Aviv, Israel)
Stantec Architecture Ltd., Architects
E.R.A. Architects Inc. (Heritage Consultant)
Rotman School of Management
Hagy Belzberg Architect
University of British Columbia, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences/CDRD
Saucier + Perrotte Architectes & Hughes Condon Marler Architects
Landmark Award recognizes iconic buildings in Ontario, by Ontario architects alone or in partnership with architects from other countries. These buildings symbolize excellence in architectural design, urban design and unique community identity and make a lasting contribution to the evolution of architectural creativity. A Landmark designation recognizes the lasting contribution of the building and the architects responsible for its creation.
Ronald J. Thom, Thompson, Berwick & Pratt
Recognizing an OAA member for extraordinary service to the membership; for ‘behind-the-scenes’ dedication and action; for employing the skills and the energy to get things done.This annual award is named after the late 2005 OAA President, G. Randy Roberts.
The Lifetime Design Achievement Award recognizes and honours a career-long commitment to the promotion and achievement in Architectural Design Excellence. This award celebrates the outstanding contribution of architects whose body of work reflects a lasting legacy of excellence and innovation.
Honoring architectural excellence for projects in Ontario that cost no more than 8 million dollars. This annual award was established in 1991 by Mrs. Wanda Plachta in honour of her late husband, Michael Plachta's wish to recognize younger firms that create excellence in smaller projects.
Cedarvale Ravine House
Drew Mandel Architects
Recognizing architects who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in the profession, in education, and/or in the community.
Recognizing the public's favourite project, selected by online voting from the Design Excellence Winners.
House on the Bluffs
Taylor Smyth Architects